Education, Health, and Human Performance
As part of a $2.3 million grant proposal, Professor of Teacher Education Julie Dingle Swanson and colleagues will train teachers to identify and develop gifted and talented students in low-income elementary schools in Charleston County.
“Although the first U.S. Ebola case was diagnosed in Dallas on Tuesday, Ebola is unlikely to spread significantly to the U.S. since doctors are on alert for symptoms,” Page says.
The theme is “Building Partnerships to Support Youth of Promise,” and features a keynote address from Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, according to Time Magazine.
For 40 years, scores of preschoolers have come to the College looking for the same thing as their older campus peers: a place to be intellectually stimulated while enjoying the company of curious classmates.
Since 2011, the College of Charleston has partnered with Chucktown Squash to provide underprivileged children with academic guidance, athletic training and community service opportunities.
Education professor Margaret Hagood says future teachers in her classes have to know how to move seamlessly between print and digital texts. Sets of class iPads are helping students to learn.